SUGAR or SWEET?
Monday, December 12, 2011 10 comments
After lots of reading and researching, (see my previous blogs) I’m drastically reducing the amount of STARCH and SUGAR in my diet. My first step is cutting out the SWEETS. You know, desserts. Pies, ice cream, fudge, brownies, cake, chocola... Read more
TRYING - BE YOUR OWN BEST FRIEND
Saturday, December 10, 2011 15 comments
We read and search and discuss and gather knowledge and information. Then we put together a Plan for ourselves; a way to eat and live and be healthy. Now and then we stray and get off track, off Plan. We ALL do that. Just remember – We... Read more
Confessions of a - NO, Never Mind, lol.
Wednesday, December 07, 2011 18 comments
I wanted to title this blog, Confessions of a Sugar Addict, but alas, I'm too ashamed to confess, lol. I do NOT want to tell you how much pumpkin pie, chocolate pie, homemade fudge and ice cream I've eaten lately. Sorry, No confessions. ... Read more
WHY DO I FEEL SO GOOD WHEN I FAST?
Sunday, December 04, 2011 19 comments
Now don’t get me wrong. I’m not about to give up food anytime soon! But once or twice a month I fast as a spiritual thing, sort of an aid to meditation and prayer and Calmness, let’s say. I NEVER fast more than 24 hours. Usually the last... Read more
Trying to Explain Myself!
Sunday, December 04, 2011 12 comments
I'm going to make this really simple. Go to your pantry and pick up 3 or 4 canned items. I just picked up a Campbell's Cream of Chicken Soup, Ranch Style Pinto Beans, Amy's OrganicTomato Bisque Soup, Del Monte Summer Crisp Corn.. Look ... Read more
SUGAR! and the Spark People Tracker
Saturday, December 03, 2011 18 comments
After gathering comments from SP members about this topic, I am better able to summarize my issue: IF AN INGREDIENT IS ON THE SP "NUTRITION INFO" FOR A FOOD ITEM, IT SHOULD SURELY BE TRACKABLE ON THE SP NUTRITION DAILY LOG. Really, it's... Read more
Has THE BINGE begun?
Sunday, November 27, 2011 20 comments
You KNOW what binge I mean. The Holiday Binge. Most of us, be honest, start at Thanksgiving, with all the pies and dressings and varieties of starchy, sugary foods, and eat our way right through Christmas to New Years! I've done tha... Read more
OUTER SPACE vs INNER SPACE
Saturday, November 12, 2011 21 comments
I was talking with my best friend yesterday about "women who constantly move furniture". His ex-wife re-arranged the furniture almost weekly. He'd come home from work to an entirely different house, quite often. I lived in my last hou... Read more
Update on The Troubles
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 24 comments
My mother really wants to be 60 again, with the freedom that good health, good vision, and driving where you want when you want gives you. None of us can grant her wish. So she’s stuck with being 89, legally blind, needing more and more he... Read more
“The Troubles” or “To be Happy or Safe?”
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 9 comments
Thank you all again for the many good thoughts and words of kindness during the Troubles with my Mother, after her fall, which I now believe was due to her blood pressure dropping drastically and causing her to pass out. The same thing happen... Read more
Living on adrenaline.
Saturday, October 08, 2011 18 comments
Thank you all for your concerns about my mother and myself. This blog is for everyone I haven’t had time to answer. Wednesday, my mother fell while crossing the street by her apartment, going to the Senior Center for exercise. My mother w... Read more
Tiny Little Daydream
Monday, September 26, 2011 13 comments
I've been wanting to do this for at least ten years - I want to have a large Post-It pad printed up with the same thing on every sticky little page: PARKING FOR DUMMIES available at your local library! Try to act like you aren't the... Read more
Best Bet on the Numbers Game!
Thursday, September 22, 2011 8 comments
If you’re not playing the numbers game, your best bet is to play it! I’m talking about HEALTH numbers. Yours. You know, blood sugar, cholesterol, blood pressure, heart rate, and last, but never least, the number of minutes you spend exe... Read more
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